Banana Chips

18 Sep


.6 Green Banana Chips

.Salt to taste

.A pinch of yellow colouring or tumeric powder

.1/2 teaspoon chilli powder

.1 teaspoon cumin powder

.Oil for frying


1.Peel Bananas and cut into small thin rounds or fine strips.

2.Add all other ingredients to banana chips and mix well.

3.Deep fry in batches in very hot oil until crisp and golden brown.

4.When cool,store in an airtight container.



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Gato Zamberique (Sweet Mung Bean Balls)

25 Aug


*250g flour

*2 tablespoons sugar

*1/2 teaspoon baking powder

*1 glass water (approx)


*250g green mung bean (zemberique)

*3 tablespoons sugar

*100g grated coconut

*1/4 teaspoon cardamon powder

*Oil for deep frying


1.Make a thick batter with the flour,sugar,baking powder,and glass of water.Set aside.

2.Boil the mung bean in half litre of water and cook until just tender (not mushy)

3.Drain and grind the mung grains (keep them to a coarse consistancy)

4.Put grinded mung bean in a bowl with all other ingredients.Mix well and shape into small balls.

5.Dip balls in batter and deep-fry them in hot oil until golden brown.

6.Drain well before serving and enjoy with a hot cup of Bois Cherie tea!!!!!!!!!!!

Coconut Chutney

28 Jun


>A quarter coconut

>1/2 teaspoon tamarind


>2 Green Chillis

>1 tbsp chopped mint leaves and corriander leaves (chopped)

>2 cloves garlic


1) Remove the brown outer skin from the coconut and grill the white flesh.Cut into small pieces.

2)Take all ingredients including the coconut flesh and grind to a fine paste.

3)Add a few drops of water to loosen mixture.

4)Serve with rice and bouillion cresson.(boiled water cress)

You may replace the tamarind and mint leaves with grilled peanuts ie traditional salted peanuts,(pistache sale) available on our store page.

Banana Tartlets

20 May


250g plain flour (sifted)
50g soft margarine.
10 ripe bananas.
4tbsp sugar.
Cold water to mix.
12 ring cake tin.


1.Rub margarine into sifted flower.

2. Add cold water to form a dough.

3.Leave dough aside to stand.

4.Mix sugar with bananas and cook over a low heat (stirring continuosly)

5.Once the mixture is dark brown.Allow to cool.

6.Roll out pastry thinly and line them in the pastry tin,cutting off the trimmings.(Remember to grease the tin well)

7.Fill case with banana mixture

8.Roll the rest of the pastry trimmings into strips,to make a criss cross pattern on each tart.

9.Brush the tartlets with milk.

10.Bake in a pre-heated oven (200 c/Gas mark 4) for 20 minutes

Enjoy with hot cup of Mauritian Bois Cherie Tea!!!

Fish Vindaiye (serves 5)

24 Apr


*5 fish slices

*salt, pepper, oil

**2 tablespoons mustard seeds

*2 or 3 dried chillies (cut into pieces)

*4 cloves garlic

**1 table spoon turmeric powder

*2 big onions (chopped)

*3 green chillies (slit)

**2 tablespoons vinegar

** = These ingredients can be replaced using Lazzat Vindaiye spice purchased at


1) Season fish with salt and pepper and fry in hot oil. Drain and keep aside.

2) Grind to a paste with about 2 tablespoons water, the mustard seeds, garlic and dried chillies. Add to the mixture, the turmeric and keep inside.

3) Heat about 5 to 6 tablespoons of the oil used for frying the fish. Fry the onions for 30 seconds only, then add the ground mixture, the green chillies and some salt and stir-fry for 1 or 2 minutes.

4) Remove from heat amd stir vinegar.

5) Add fried fish and coat each piece well with the cooked mixture.

6) When cool, serve with bread.

Note: (1) Fish Vindaiye can be stored in the fridge for 3 to 4 days and is eaten cold. Do not re-heat this dish. (2) The onion can be added at the last moment after being soaked in the vinegar.

Variations: (1) Instead of fish, use octopus or squid, cut into small pieces and fried in some oil. (2) Potatoes boiled in their jackets first, then peeled, cut and fried in some oil can be prepared in the same way. (3) Fry the onions with half a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds.

Welcome to the New Mauri Stores recipe blog!

30 Mar

The new Blog of Mauristores is up and running! stay tuned for our delicious Mauritian dishes.